Motorola Solutions News

What Impact Has COVID-19 Had On The Fire Industry?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had ramifications for almost every industry, some more than others. With the pandemic stretching well into a second year, the non-medical consequences continue, and many are wondering about which of the required changes might become permanent. As regards the fire sector, we asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: What impact has COVID-19 had on the fire industry?

Motorola Provides VB400 Body-Worn Video Solutions To The Frontline Workers At London Ambulance Service To Respond To Threats

London Ambulance Service announced that 529 violent incidents have been reported between April 2020 and January this year. To protect their frontline workers, the Ambulance Service has started to roll out Motorola Solutions VB400 body-worn video solutions to help their frontline workers to deal with assaults and threats. “The health, safety, and wellbeing of our crews are of utmost importance. We want to take every precaution possible to ensure that our frontline people are safe whilst at...

Motorola Solutions Aids Australia To Address Complex Public Safety Challenges With APX NEXT P25 Public Safety Radios

As Australia takes careful steps to re-open its borders and economy, public safety personnel have continued to serve on the frontline throughout the nation’s lockdown owing to the global COVID-19 pandemic spread. This year has delivered extraordinary challenges for Australia’s public safety agencies, from managing safety and physical distancing in the field, to maintaining interoperable communication across state borders, during the intense pressure of natural disasters, as well as...

Motorola Solutions’ APX NEXT XE P25 Radios Offer Enhanced Communications With Broadband Capabilities For Firefighters

Motorola Solutions has announced the launch of the APX NEXT XE, its next-generation Project 25 (P25) radio with broadband capabilities, specifically built for firefighters. APX NEXT XE The APX NEXT XE combines mission-critical voice communications with data applications that bring together radio voice control, messaging, mapping, and vital new collaboration applications that can help improve situational awareness of those in the field. APX NEXT XE, and its predecessor, APX NEXT for law enforc...

National Volunteer Fire Council Offers Webinars, Live Virtual Trainings, And In-Person Courses On Fire Services

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) offers dozens of on-demand webinars, live virtual trainings, and in-person courses on a variety of key fire service topics. Until in-person trainings can be offered again, the NVFC is pleased to announce an afternoon of live, virtual training providing a condensed version of our popular in-person full-day course offerings focused on successful departments. The NVFC Virtual Leadership Symposium is sponsored by the Motorola Solutions Foundation. Fire an...

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service Deploys Motorola Solutions’ Cloud-Based Control Room Solutions

Motorola Solutions has announced that Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service is the first fire service in the United Kingdom to utilize the combined Motorola Solutions cloud-based control room solution, CommandCentral CRS, the data storage solution, CommandCentral Vault, as well as the integrated CAD solution, delivered by Motorola Solutions. CommandCentral Vault By upgrading its operations into one platform, the new solution helps the fire and rescue service in Bedfordshire to manage their en...

Motorola Solutions Announces Cloud-Based Solutions To Enhance End-To-End Integrations

Motorola Solutions announced the addition of three cloud-based offerings to its CommandCentral software suite: CommandCentral 9-1-1 Smart Transcription, CommandCentral 9-1-1 Citizen Input and PremierOne®️ Cloud CAD. These offerings provide emergency call handlers and the computer-aided dispatch (CAD) operators who dispatch 9-1-1 calls to police, fire and emergency medical services with the ability to streamline workflows and improve the monitoring and integrity of information in a secure go...

Motorola Solutions Equips Hamburg First Responders With TETRA Two-way Radio Pagers

In critical moments when every second counts, fire departments need to communicate quickly and easily with their teams. In order to reach their volunteer firefighters in cases of emergency, the fire departments at the German city-state of Hamburg have decided to equip their first responders with 3,000 reliable and easy-to-use TETRA two-way radio pagers from Motorola Solutions.  The ADVISORTM TPG2200 TETRA two-way radio pager provides the fire departments in the northern German Hanseati...

Motorola Solutions Deploys Software For Secure, Cloud-Based Disaster Resilience In The City Of Oakland, California

Motorola Solutions announced that Oakland, California, selected its PremierOne CAD Software’s “Disaster Recovery as a Service” (DRaaS) solution to help ensure the resilience of its computer-aided dispatch (CAD) operations in the event of a disaster. A CAD system enables emergency dispatch operators to initiate calls for service and dispatch first responders, as well as maintain real-time incident status information and alerts. In the event of an earthquake, wildfire or other d...

Motorola Solutions Announces The Appointment Of Michael Kaae As Regional Vice President Of Sales For Europe

Motorola Solutions has announced Michael Kaae as Regional Vice President Of Sales for Europe. Kaae, who has over 20 years of technology sales leadership experience, will lead Motorola Solutions’ direct government and commercial sales business across Europe, including Russia. In his position, he will be responsible for the company’s go-to-market strategy as well as sales and business development across the region. Kaae has been with Motorola Solutions for over 10 years, holding key r...

Motorola Solutions Awarded $23.8 Million Contract With U.S. Navy To Sustain Land Mobile Radio System

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) a $23.8 million contract to sustain the U.S. Navy’s enterprise land mobile radio (LMR) system, which is used to coordinate the deployment and actions of the first responder community at Navy bases worldwide. The contract contains four options, which, if exercised, would increase the cumulative contract value to $93.6 million. The LMR network enables a coordinated response between Navy emergency services and other fe...

Motorola Solutions Announces More Than $10 Million In Grant Funding To Charitable Organizations

The Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, announces more than $10 million in grant funding this year to charitable organizations around the world. The grants will benefit more than 2 million students, first responders, teachers, veterans and community members in 32 countries, with a focus on non-profit organizations that provide education in technology, engineering and public safety. Promote Innovative Technology “The Foundation is committed to support...

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